Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 
    Oct 02, 2023  
Academic Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARAB 350 - Modern Arabic Novel in Translation

Credits: 4
An introduction to the contemporary Arabic novel and the historical, political, and cultural realities of the Middle East. Class sessions focus on discussion of key developments in the literature of the contemporary Arabic-speaking world. The selected novels, originally written in Arabic but translated into English, as well as the theoretical texts, offer a space to discuss the important issues that have influenced this genre: colonialism and post-colonialism, religion and secularization, orientalism, and feminism.

Distribution Requirements: HE, PD.